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XenServer 6.2 SP1 with Ubuntu 14.04

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First create a template for 14.04 since it’s not an option:

TEMPLATE_UUID=`xe template-list name-label="Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 (64-bit)" params=uuid --minimal`
NEW_TEMPLATE_UUID=`xe vm-clone uuid=$TEMPLATE_UUID new-name-label="Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 (64-bit)"`
xe template-param-set other-config:default_template=true other-config:debian-release=trusty uuid=$NEW_TEMPLATE_UUID

With 6.2 SP1 and all the patches, it works out of the box.

The only thing left to do is to install Xen Tools with this command:

sudo dpkg -i /media//Linux/xe-guest-utilities_6.1.0-1031_amd64.deb

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XenServer 6.2, Installing updates command line

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Installing updates using command line:

Get update with wget from the website, like this:




Run below command to get update UUID

xe patch-upload -s <host> -u root -pw <password> file-name=XS62ESP1003.xsupdate

This command will give UUID for this updates, something like this:


xe -s <host> -u root -pw <password> patch-pool-apply uuid=0850b186-4d47-11e3-a720-001b2151a503

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